January 27, 2010
Free tax preparation help is being offered by two Marathon County organizations this year.
NorthCentral Technical College is offering help on Thursdays starting on February 4, 2010 and running through April 15, 2010. VITA staff will be available every Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. except April 1, 2010 to help. Taxpayers should go to Room A165. Call 675-3331 for further details.
United Way is offering tax preparation help for low- and moderate-income taxpayers especially those 60 years and older beginning February 2, 2010. Anyone needing help with income taxes or homestead credit should call 848-2255 or 211 weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Tax help will be given Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. to noon at 212 River Drive.
Tax preparation help will not be available at the Marathon County Public Library. However the Headquarters Library and all branches do offer copies of all federal and Wisconsin tax forms.
The local office of the IRS is located at 10208 Park Plaza in Rothschild. They are typically open 8:30am-4:30pm Monday - Friday (closed noon - 1pm for lunch). Call (715) 241-7077 or click here for more information about the services provided at this location.
The United Way also publishes a list of local tax prep. assistance programs, available here: http://www.unitedwaymc.org/PDFs/211/TAXINFO.pdf